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Krebs named to OWH Class D-1 All-State Second Team

Elgin Public-Pope John senior volleyball player Calli Krebs earned all-state accolades from the Omaha World-Herald Sunday. The state’s largest daily newspaper announced their volleyball all-state...

Wolfpack boys come up short against Riverside

ELGIN — Surrendering 59 first half points, the Wolfpack dropped their fourth game of the season Saturday in boys basketball action. Riverside jumped out to...

Plainview boys edge Wolfpack

ELGIN — Leading by two at the end of the first half, the Wolfpack saw that lead evaporate in the final two quarters as...

Warriors rally to edge Wolfpack

NELIGH — If only the game would have been three quarters long. For three quarters, Elgin Public-Pope John outplayed Neligh-Oakdale. However, over the final eight...

Wolfpack Wrestling Invite is Saturday

More than 20 wrestling teams are scheduled to compete Saturday at the Wolfpack Invitational. In addition to Elgin Public-Pope John, other wrestling teams planning to...

EPPJ has three compete at Osceola Invite

OSCEOLA — Competing in their second tournament of the season, Wolfpack wrestlers all placed at the Osceola Invite held Saturday. Competing against 13 other schools,...

Wolfpack wrestlers split matches against Cyclones

ORCHARD — Wolfpack wrestlers were in action Thursday evening, competing in a dual against Orchard-Clearwater. All five EPPJ wrestlers were suited up to compete. Four...

Wolfpack remain unbeaten with win over Riverside

ELGIN — The Los Angeles Lakers used the word “Showtime” to describe their style of play as outlet passes would lead to easy baskets. The...

Wolfpack girls “run” past Plainview

ELGIN — After a slow start, the Wolfpack found their tempo in the second quarter and rolled to a 59 to 31 victory over...

EPPJ doubles score on Lady Warriors

NELIGH — Senior Paige Meis scored 15 points Tuesday night to help lead the Wolfpack to a 54 to 25 victory over Neligh-Oakdale. Just as...

Three wrestlers earn medals at H-D Invite Saturday

HOWELLS - The Wolfpack wrestling team opened the season Saturday, competing at the Howells-Dodge Invite. There, they competed against 13 other teams. Winning the invite...

Cougars hold off Wolfpack Friday night

VERDIGRE — The Cougars withstood a furious fourth quarter rally to defeat Elgin Public-Pope John 66 to 59 in NVC basketball action Friday night. Down...

Wolfpack girls win opener over Niobrara-Verdigre

VERDIGRE — Elgin Public-Pope John literally ran Niobrara-Verdigre out of the gym Friday night. In the season opener for the Wolfpack, three players scored in...
2017-18 EPPJ Wolfpack girls basketball

Wolfpack girls seek return trip to state; season begins tonight

ELGIN — Some coaches are known for their style of play. They coach the game a certain way and challenge opposing teams to find...
2017-18 EPPJ Wolfpack wrestlers

Wolfpack wrestling season starts Saturday

ELGIN — Elgin Public-Pope John wrestlers are busy preparing for a new season with a new head coach. Trey Rossman, a first-year teacher at Elgin...
2017-18 EPPJ Wolfpack boys basketball

EPPJ boys basketball season begins

ELGIN — Experience on the court and on the bench could spell more victories for the Wolfpack boys basketball team this season. Sixteen players have...
2017 EPPJ Wolfpack Volleyball Team

Wolfpack netters hoping to build on last year’s success

By Dennis Morgan Publisher ELGIN — When your team has produced the best season ever in the young history of Elgin Public/Pope John volleyball, what do...
2017 EPPJ Wolfpack Football Team

Wolfpack seeking to return to winning ways in 2017

By Dennis Morgan Publisher ELGIN — A new season means new opportunities for players to shine. That’s what the Elgin Public/Pope John football team is hoping for...

Important information for Wolfpack fans attending volleyball jamboree in Grand Island

Attention Elgin Public/Pope John Wolfpack parents and fans planning to attend the Volleyball Jamboree at the Nebraska State Fair in Grand Island on Saturday,...

PJ Alumni Softball Tournament held

It was Crusaders versus Crusaders over the weekend as the annual Pope John Alumni Softball Tournament was held at Petersburg. Games began Saturday morning and...